The most recent demographic, enrollment, and expenditure data for dually eligible beneficiaries is in the zip file "State and County Data File 2012" found on the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office website. Additional data and statistical resources for the years 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2011 can be found in the Medicare-Medicaid Enrollee State Profiles. See also Defining Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees in CMS Data Sources.
(Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
This brief examines the approaches used by three states – Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee – to develop and implement information-sharing processes for their Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs) that support care transitions. The brief includes examples of contract language and strategies to encourage plan collaboration and problem solving around information sharing. It can help states, D-SNPs, and other stakeholders assess how to meet the new D-SNP contracting requirements and improve the care of dually eligible individuals.
(Center for Health Care Strategies)
Topic: Foundational Steps, Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs), State Contracting Strategies
This report to CMS describes the opportunities, barriers, and strategies for integration of long-term care into the global budgets of Oregon's Coordinated Care Organizations, along with issues of scope, process, and timeline.
(Long Term Care-Coordinated Care Organizations Study Group)
Topic: Background on Long-Term Services and Supports